Excerpt from the Pulpit Commentary
by the Very Reverend Henry Donald Maurice Spence
- Better be numbered among the simple-hearted who can appreciate the Divine than among the wise and learned who misread the providence of God, and stand sullen and silent while everything is inviting to joy and praise. Better be the ignorant cottager whose heart is full of reverence, or the little child who has the songs of Zion on his lips and the love of Jesus in his heart, than the learned critic who never bends the knee or bows the heart in homage to the true and the eternal.
(Oops. Just realized that I had not given H.D.M. Spence credit on the online illustration.)